Revmaster Featured in CONTACT! Magazine

CONTACT! Magazine Special Revmaster Issue

CONTACT! Magazine recently compiled a special issue jammed packed with nothing but Revmaster related material. The highlight of this issue is the in-depth article on the R-2300 written by aviation writer Patrick Panzera. We opened our doors to him and showed him the step-by-step process by which we build our engines.

Patrick asked tough questions and we answered them and allowed him to take photos during the process.  This is by far the most exhaustive article on Revmaster products ever published, and this issue contains a similar article on the Revmaster R-3000.

Clicking the above image will open an electronic version of this entire issue that also has information on our Revflow floatless carburetor, a little history on Joe Horvath, and a reprint of an older article about Jack Lambie’s trip from Southern California to Paraguay in a Revmaster-powered motorglider.

We hope you enjoy this complimentary electronic issue, but of you’d rather have a hard copy version, please give us a call.

NEW R-2300 ENGINE

Revmaster’s Breakthrough R-2300 Engine Offers More Horsepower, Lower Cruise RPM at the incredible low price of $7985.00

Revmaster Aviation has finished development of its latest upgraded engine, and the results are in: more horsepower at any usable rpm. The new Revmaster R-2300 (2331cc, 142.2 cu.in.) engine maintains Revmaster’s famous proprietary systems and parts, including its RM-049 heads that feature large fins and a hemispherical combustion chamber; and it maintains the earlier R-2200’s engine’s top horsepower (82) at 2950rpm continuous. (Takeoff power is rated at 85, at 3350rpm.) The additional power ultimately comes from a bore of 94mm plus lengthening of the R-2200’s connecting rods, plus increasing the stroke from 78 to 84mm, but that is oversimplifying things.  “We have put a lot of energy into this redesign,” says Joe Horvath, President and founder of Revmaster. “On paper it looks like just a few minor modifications, but we’re really closer to a complete rework of the internals: crank specification, rods, pistons, and cylinders are all new.” The longer stroke results in more displacement and longer connecting rods yield better vibration and power characteristics; the lower cruise rpm allows the use of longer propellers – and the higher peak horsepower can be felt in shorter takeoffs and steeper climbs. Strength and reliability are ensured by Revmaster’s 4-main-bearing crankshaft that runs on a huge 60mm center main bearing and is forged from 4340 steel, with nitrided journals. Thrust is handled by the 55mm #3 bearing at the propeller end of the crank. Fully utilizing its robust #4 main bearing, the Revmaster crank has built in oil-controlled propeller capability, a feature unique in this horsepower range; non-wood props are usable with these engines. The direct-drive R-2300 retains Revmaster’s famous dual CDI ignition with 8-coil spark to 8 spark plugs, dual 20-amp alternators, oil cooler, and its proprietary Rev-Flo carburetor, while introducing the longer cylinders that do not require spacers. The automotive-based bearings, valves, valve springs, and piston rings (among others) make rebuilds easy and inexpensive, even as the Revmaster-engineered components have heavy-duty longevity built in. First deliveries have already begun; full production is underway. Pricing for a complete, test-run Revmaster R-2300, complete with geared starter, dual ignition and twin alternators is $7985.00, FOB Hesperia, California (92345).

R-2300 SPECIFICATIONS HP Rating:          
85  @   3200 Continuous HP:    80  @   3000
Fuel minimum octane:  Aviation grade 91/98 – 100LL
Conforming to ASTM D910 Oil:  multi-grade  20/50
Bore:   94mm Stroke:  84mm  4 main bearings
Displacement:  2331 cc Firing order:  1 – 4 – 3 – 2
Compression ratio:   8:1
Spark plugs:  12 X 3/4 reach   DCPR7E
Carburetion:  RevFlow  36mm
Ignition:  Quad CDI  8 coils
Timing:   BTDC  25 degrees
Dual alternator:   20 amp each
Battery:  12V min.  20 amp
Crank flange:  SAE #1  4-3/8″ bolt circle
Dry weight:   170 lbs.
OPERATING LIMITS Max rpm:        4200 Cruise rpm:     3000 +/- 200
Idle rpm:           900 +/- 50
Oil temp min:    130 degrees F
Oil temp max:   220 degrees F  (measured at sump)
Oil pressure min:   10 lbs/1000 rpm
Oil pressure max:   80 psi
CHT cruise:   350 – 375 degrees F
CHT climb:    450 degrees F
EGT full rich:   1250 degrees F
EGT max;       1400 degrees F
PRICING Completely assembled and test run before ship…………………………..$7,985.00
Including E4340 forged four main bearing aviation crankshaft, starter, alternator system, dual CDI ignition, oil cooler, oil filter, large capacity oil pump, RevFlow carburetor.

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES ARE AVAILABLE Exhaust system, engine mount, engine mount hardware, prop crush plate, alternate air source/ram air filter assembly. SALES POLICY Deposit of $2,500.00 is required with engine order.  A minimum of 10% of deposit is forfeited upon order cancellation for any reason.

To order: Please call 760-244-3074, or
CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF).

NEW C-CHANNEL VALVE COVER

New from Revmaster, C-Channel Die Cast Valve Cover with special O-Ring fasteners and safety wire mounting hardware.   Introductory price is $42.00 a pair. 

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or  email to revavia@aol.com your name and address for shipping estimate and to process your order. 

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CYLINDER HEADS

These REV049 proprietary cylinder heads are heavy-duty, thick-wall casting designed for large displacement engines, with 40mm intake valves and 35.5mm exhaust valves, and machined for dual plug ignition application.

Pair REV049 cylinder heads, complete with stainless steel valves, springs and retainers   $895.00

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF). CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION »

REVFLOW CARBURETOR

The RevFlow floatless carburetor incorporates guillotine slide throttle and mixture control, available from 30mm through 40mm.  Alternate air source/ram air filter sold separately.

RevFlow carb price:

30 – 36mm  $410.00

38 – 40mm $435.00

Alternate air source/ram air filter price:  $145.00

Click here for a detailed technical study of the RevFlow carburetor.

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF). CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION »

PROP EXTENSION

Revmaster propeller extensions are machined from 356 T6 aluminum. The bolt circle is SAE #1. For wooden propellers, Revmaster also provides front-plate machined from the same material.

3″ prop extension $365.00

4″ prop extension $375.00

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF).

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MAG MOUNT HOUSING

Since 1968, the original Revmaster Accessory Housing for magneto ignition engines has been cast of 356 aluminum. The housing also supports the engine, starter, and magneto.

Magneto mount housing $185.00

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF).

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CONICAL BUSHING

The Revmaster accessory housing requires conical shock mount bushings. Originally Lycoming bushings were used between 1968 and 2001. Starting May 2002, Revmaster has introduced a new version formed from polyurethane instead of rubber.

Set of 8 bushings $40.00

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF).

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EXHAUST SYSTEM

Revmaster has exhaust sytems for the KR-2 and Q-2 as well as other popular airframes, manufactured of mild steel or stainless steel.

Mild steel  $390.00

Stainless steel $510.00

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF).

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ENGINE MOUNT

Revmaster has designed and manufactured many engine mounts for various airframes. The average engine mount is welded using the GTAW process, also known as TIG. This process results in a high-quality weld. The material used is 4130 chrome-moly tubing of various diameters and wall thickness.   Please provide details regarding firewall dimensions.

Available for various air frames   $350.00 – $650.00

To order:
Please call 760-244-3074, or CLICK HERE to download our printable order form (Adobe PDF).

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